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Prof. (Dr) B. R. Sharma

Prof. (Dr) B. R. Sharma

Dean

Education

Ph.D. (Bhakti under Dharmashastra-1984) from Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, New Delhi
Manuscriptology Course (1983) through U.G.C. at University of Jammu (J&K)
M.A.
(Skt.-1980 from Jammu University Jammu (J&K),
Shastri (B.A Hon.) 1978 from Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, New Delhi.

Invitation from Abroad

Conducted Yoga workshops and delivered talks on invitation from different Yoga Associations
– Spain & Italy (Oct. 28 to Dec.3, 2001) Korea & Japan, (April 4-24, 2002), Geneva,
Switzerland (Jan.19 to April 4, 2007), Portugal ( June 22-28,2012) , Italy ( April 24-28,2013) ,
Hungary (2016) and Germany.(2016), Ethiopia (2016) and Bulgaria (2013, 2014 & 2016, 2019).

Awards

  • Life Time achievement Award by Hon’ble Governor of Odisha for his contribution in the field
    Yoga during the National Seminar on History of Puranas, sponsored by Indian Council of
    Historical Research, Govt. of India, Feb.01,2020.
  • Life Time achievement Award by the President of Indian Association of Yoga, New Delhi for
    his contribution in the field of Yoga during 6 th International Conference on Psycho-spiritual
    approach to Yoga held (Feb. 22-23,2020) at Uttarakhand Sanskrit University, Hardwar
  • He has Honored / awarded by various National and International Institutions/Yoga Associations.

Present Post

Presently working as Dean, Faculty of Health and Wellness, Professor & Head, Department of
Yogic Science, Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India. (Oct.22, 2018 onwards).

Achievements

  • i. He is working with World Health Organization (WHO.) as Yoga Expert in drafting a Bench Mark for Yoga Training on the recommendations of AYUSH Ministry, Govt. of India.
    ii. Also rendering his services as Peer Reviewer Yoga Expert for “mYoga applications” development as a part of global ‘Be Healthy’, ‘be Mobile’ (BHBM) initiatives of WHO.
  • He was a part (as a Yoga Expert) of Govt. of India’s Delegation to participate 11th Intergovernmental UNESCO meet (November 28-02 December, 2016) at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia wherein Yoga was accepted as Intangible Cultural Heritage of India.
  • He was a Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy Ministry of AYUSH Govt. Of India vide letter No. D-/15020/912014 Research Desk dated 17/3/2015 for 3 yrs.
  • He has appointed as “Yoga Expert” by Yoga Certification Board, AYUSH Ministry, Govt. of India for Onsite Assessment of PrCBs, Yoga Institute/Centers, vide letter no. 6- 6/MDNIY/YCB/19/Asmt dated Nov. 27, 2019.
  • He has nominated as a Non-Official Member of General Body (GB) and also as a Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga by Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India w.e.f.11-12-2019, vide letter no MDNIY/GS/2018-19/21/364.dated 17 -122019. (for 3 yrs.)
  • He has nominated as a Non-Official Member of General Body (GB) and also as a Member of Scientific Advisory Committee of Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga by Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India w.e.f.11-12-2019, vide letter no MDNIY/GS/2018-19/21/364.dated 17 -122019. (for 3 yrs.)
  • Advisory Board Member (working group), Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) Project in Yoga, AYUSH Deptt., Govt. of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi.
  • He is a Member of Academic Council of Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek. Nagpur, Maharashtra, as well as, of Sri Sri University Cuttack, Odisha, India.
  • He has worked as Head & Asst. Director of Research, Dept. of Philosophico – Literary Research in Yoga, Kaivalyadhama Yoga Research Institute, Lonavla for (28 yrs.)
  • He has worked as Principal of G.S. Yoga College and C.S, Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla for 7 yrs.
  • Five Students have awarded Ph. D. in Yoga and allied subjects under his supervision and five are at the verge of submission.

Research Experience (35 Yrs.)

A. Books published: 13 Books as one of the editors, published by Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla,India.
B. Articles published: 45 Research Papers on Yoga and allied subjects are published in different peer reviewed Research Journals, Souvenirs and Conference Proceedings.
C. Ph.D. Thesis. His Ph.D. thesis “A Critical Study and Editing of Bhagavad-bhakti” has been published by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University) New Delhi and it was released on August 2, 2012 in the Programme of Sanskrit Day organized by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University), New Delhi at National Museum.

Teaching Experience (35 Yrs.)

  • Worked as Lecturer at Shri Ranbir Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Jammu, for the subject of Samkhya & Yoga during the Academic Sessions 1980-81&1981-82.
  • Talks: Delivered innumerable talks on Yoga and allied subjects on invitations as Key Note Speaker/ Resource   Person/   Visiting Professor in various Universities and Institutes in India.

Administrative Experience

  • Worked as:
    1. Managing Editor, Yoga Mimamsa- a Peer reviewed Quarterly Research Journal for more
    than 10 yrs.
    2. A Member of Editorial Board, Yoga Mimamsa. Executive Editor for more than 23 yrs.
  • An Organizer:
    1. Worked as Organizing Secretary of a National Yoga Saminar on the Eva of Sanskrit
    Varsha, June 3-4, 2000
    2. Organized Various batches of Certificate Course in Yoga at Pune, University, Pune
    3. Organized Re-orientation Programme in Yoga for I.S.M. & H. personnel.
    4. Organized In-service Teachers’ Training Programmes in Yoga,
    5. Organized various Yoga workshops/Camps for the executives of various companies such
    as Dabhol project, H.D.F.C and L &T on Stress management through Yoga.
  • Moderator & Panel member in panel discussion sessions in 3rd, 4 th , 5 th  , 6 th  , 7 th  & 8 th International Conferences held at Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla.
  • Chairperson of various committees, Souvenir, Committee and Member of Organizing, and Finance in organizing 2 nd , 3rd , 4 th , 5 th,  6 th ,7 th  and 8 th  International Conferences (1988, 1999, 2002, 2006) and Chairperson, Programme Committee 6 th  ,7 th  & 8 th  International conference (2009, 2012 & 2015) held at Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla.
  • Member, Governing Body and a Life Member of Board of Trustees of Kaivalyadhama, S.M.Y.M, Samiti, Lonavla for more than 20 years.
  • Member of Local Managing & Advisory Committees of the Arts & Commerce College, Lonavla.
  • Chairman/Member, Board of Studies in Yoga for various Universities/Institutions- Karnataka University Dharwad, Sagar University, Jammu University and Kavikulkalidasa University Nagpur, and Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, New Delhi.
  • Research Guide for M.Phil & Ph,D. under faculty of Moral & Social Sciences, Department of Philosophy, Tilak Vidyapeetha, Pune, Kavi Kula Kalidas Sanskrit University, Ramtek, Nagpur Maharashtra and Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India.